Amazon S3 is a web service that is offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Amazon S3 stands for Amazon Simple Storage Service. It provides object storage with a simple web service interface to store and to retrieve any amount of data from anywhere on the web. It offers maximum durability and is designed to scale past trillions of objects worldwide. Most of the consumers use S3 as primary storage for cloud native applications. They use it as a bulk repository for analytics and also for back-up and recovery of data. Amazon S3 provides the consumers with serverless computing.
Amazon S3 makes it extremely simple to move large volumes of data either on or out. This becomes feasible with Amazon’s cloud data migration options. Once you have your data stored in S3, it can automatically bed tired into low-cost, longer-term cloud storage classes such as S3 Standard.